Have you ever wondered why Chaucer's pilgrims all arrive at dusk? Dolores Cullen, whose groundbreaking interpretations of The Canterbury Tales have already stirred up much controversy in academic circles, has the answer to that riddle.
Learn why there are no married couples among the pilgrims, and no children either. Learn why most of the pilgrims are men (there are only three women). Learn about the two brothers, the broad-shouldered door-crasher, the thin and easily angered one who lives in the shadows, the man who calls for water, the horseman, the warrior, and the woman whose motto is "Love conquers all." Read Chaucer's Pilgrims and find out the answer to an astrological riddle that has lain dormant for six hundred years, and learn why The Canterbury Tales has a star-studded cast!
About the author. Dolores Cullen first encountered Chaucer as a middle-aged college student. She received her B.A. in 1972 and her M.A. in 1978, both from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She is the author of Chaucer's Host: Up-So-Doun(1998), Pilgrim Chaucer: Center Stage (1999),Chaucer's Pilgrims: The Allegory (2000), Who's Afraid of Middle English: A Book of Lystes (2002), and Ensnared by His Words: My Chaucer Obsession (2008). Cullen lives and writes in Claremont, California.